Shavige payasa recipe | How to make vermicelli kheer | Sevai payasam

By Latha on October 3rd, 2016

Shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer recipe

Shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer recipe explained with step by step pictures. Shavige payasa or sevai payasam is prepared using vermicelli, milk and sugar. This is a very easy payasa recipe.

My son loves this payasa so much and he eats only this payasa. He calls calls it by name "noodles payasa". And he calls shavige uppittu (vermicelli upuma) as "yellow noodles". Try this simple payasa or kheer recipe on this navarathri.

If you are looking for more payasa or kheer recipes then do check my Haly payasa or rice kheer, carrot payasa, hesaru bele or mung dal payasa and pineapple payasa recipes.

If you are looking for more Karnataka style sweet recipes then do check my carrot halwa, roasted gram laddu, Kesari bath , banana halwa, rave ladoo, coconut burfi, badam puri and saat recipes.

Shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer recipe

Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1/2 cup vermicelli
  2. 2 cup milk (3 cup milk if using thick vermicelli)
  3. 1 cup water (can be replaced with milk for thick kheer)
  4. 1/2 cup sugar
  5. 2 tsp ghee
  6. 5-6 cashews
  7. 8-10 raisins
  8. A big pinch of cardamom

Instructions for making shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer:

  1. Take water and milk in a container and keep it for boiling.frying vermicelli for shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer
  2. Prallely Take 2 tsp of ghee in a frying pan and fry cashews and raisins until raisins are puffed up. Take them out and keep it aside.frying vermicelli for shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer
  3. Next to the same pan add in vermicelli and fry until golden brown. I used preroasted thin vermicelli, so I just fried it for a minute.frying vermicelli for shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer

  4. Now add in hot milk and water. You can add milk and water in stages. Bring it to boil, reduce the flame and cook under low flame by stirring occasionally. Thin vermicelli will take hardly 2 - 3 minutes to cook. Thick vermicelli will take around 7 - 8 minutes to cook.milk and water for shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer
  5. Once the vermicelli is soft and cooked add in sugar and cardamom powder. Boil until sugar is dissolved. Payasa or kheer will become thick once it is cool. By keeping this in mind you can adjust the consistency. To make it thick boil for few more minutes. And to make it thin add in extra milk.sugar and cardamom powder for shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer
  6. Next add in fried cashews and raisins. Switch off the stove. Serve tasty shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer either hot or cold.cashews and raisins for shavige payasa or vermicelli kheer

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